BrianHagmeier (299) - Coralville, Iowa, USA - SEP 1, 2009
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
quite refreshing! I really enjoyed this years batch. Very nice balance.
17thfloor (2443) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 26, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12oz bottle. Pours a nice caramel color, orange amber, clear, big sudsy frothy off-white head 3.5. Aroma of some red apple and sweet caramel, hint of grass. Flavor is just a tad boozy, light munich malt, a slight richness, some apples, a bit hot, touch grassy. Medium/light bodied, sudsy feeling, frothy, fluffy, not sticky, chunky uneven carbonation. Actually not bad at all.
drowland (7803) - Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Rather light and a bit hoppy for the style. Disappointing... but it’s point, so what’s new?
Bockyhorsey (2626) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAY 17, 2009
2.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle courtesy of unclemike. Fermented grain aroma and spice. Amber body with decent head. Flavor was little odd as to it was more like cough syrup awith some spicey notes in the mix. Little tough on the palate.
machfive55 (358) - Columbia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2009
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Poured amber with a three fingered head. There was not much to the aroma, slightly malty. Flavor was slightly malty as well, nothing special. A decent o-fest, but nothing crazy....just average. Ends with some chocolate, caramel notes.
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - FEB 7, 2009
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
In the bottle from HyVee Ames, IA. Pours orange amber with a clear medium off white head. Short retention. malty aroma- subtle apples and cotton candy. medium thick mouthfeel that finishes a bit fizzy, but leaves a long caramel taste on the tongue.
unclemike (2853) - Ft. Riley, Kansas, USA - NOV 21, 2008
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
12oz bottle - Poured redish copper color with white head that hung around for a few minutes. Aroma was nice, kinda like a Jolly Rancher. Tasted dry with a wine like feel, not bad if you enjoy watered down wine. Overall I was fairly happy with Point’s version of this style beer.
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 13, 2008
3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Pours a semi cloudy copper colour with a medium sized white head. Aroma is slightly nutty, rich roasted malt character and subtle hops. A little toasty with a hint of maple syrup.
jstraw (1959) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 6, 2008
2.2 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2009 Clear copper with light, fizzy off-white head / Nose of grain and corn syrup / Light body, sweet, syrupy and watery, with minimal hopping and brief finish / Flavors of corn syrup and artificial caramel / Poor.
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
(Bottle) Pours a solid amber color with a small, whispy white head. Aroma is quite sweet. Caramel malts and some light vanilla notes as well. Flavor is what you would expect from the aroma. Some toffee and possibly a touch of hazelnut in there as well. Nothing too memorable, but certainly a drinkable and refreshing beer that is quite good this time of year.